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Boston, Massachusetts

Average Temperature Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1981-2010
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
33.1°F
(0.6°C)
34.5°F
(1.4°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1989
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1936 2015
Ties: 1954, 2002
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
37.2°F
(2.9°C)
39.5°F
(4.2°C)
-2.3°F
(-1.3°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1939 1989
65th Warmest Warmest since: 1938 2015
Ties: 2017
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
41.3°F
(5.2°C)
44.3°F
(6.8°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.6°C)
10th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1989
77th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011, 2015
Ties: 1937, 1942, 1944
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
46.6°F
(8.1°C)
49.4°F
(9.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.6°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1937 1976, 1989
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
50.8°F
(10.4°C)
53.9°F
(12.2°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1976
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2015
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
57.1°F
(13.9°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
4th Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
83rd Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 1989
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
55.7°F
(13.2°C)
58.5°F
(14.7°C)
-2.8°F
(-1.5°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1962
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011, 2015
Ties: 1967
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
54.2°F
(12.3°C)
57.3°F
(14.1°C)
-3.1°F
(-1.8°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2011
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
52.0°F
(11.1°C)
55.4°F
(13.0°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2010, 2011
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
49.9°F
(9.9°C)
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
-3.4°F
(-1.9°C)
2nd Coolest Coolest to Date 1967
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2010, 2012
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
47.5°F
(8.6°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-3.7°F
(-2.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
86th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012, 2020
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
50.2°F
(10.1°C)
53.2°F
(11.8°C)
-3.0°F
(-1.7°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
48.2°F
(9.0°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-2.9°F
(-1.6°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
85th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2021
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-2.2°F
(-1.3°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940
84th Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2012
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
49.2°F
(9.6°C)
51.1°F
(10.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.0°C)
3rd Coolest Coolest to Date 1942, 1943
81st Warmest Warmest since: 1939 2013
Ties: 1941
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
49.1°F
(9.5°C)
51.0°F
(10.6°C)
-1.9°F
(-1.1°C)
1st Coolest Coolest to Date 1940, 1943
82nd Warmest Warmest to Date 2021
Ties: 1943

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: City Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/